Form FW-008 "Order on Court Fee Waiver After Hearing (Superior Court)" - California

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Order on Court Fee Waiver After
Clerk stamps date here when form is filed.
FW-008
Hearing (Superior Court)
Person who asked the court to waive court fees:
1
Name:
Street or mailing address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Lawyer, if person in
1
has one: (name, firm name, address, phone
2
number, e-mail, and State Bar number):
Fill in court name and street address:
Superior Court of California, County of
A request to waive court fees was filed (date):
3
Fill in case number and name:
There was a hearing on (date):
4
Case Number:
at (time):
in (Department):
The following people were at the hearing (check all that apply):
Case Name:
Person in
1
Lawyer in
2
(names):
Others
Additional persons present listed on Attachment 4.
Read this form carefully. All checked boxes
are court orders.
X
Notice: The court may order you to answer questions about your finances and later order you to pay back the waived
fees. If this happens and you do not pay, the court can make you pay the fees and also charge you collection fees. If
there is a change in your financial circumstances during this case that increases your ability to pay fees and costs, you
must notify the trial court within five days. (Use form FW-010.) If you win your case, the trial court may order the other
side to pay the fees. If you settle your civil case for $10,000 or more, the trial court will have a lien on the settlement in
the amount of the waived fees. The trial court may not dismiss the case until the lien is paid.
After reviewing your:
Request to Waive Court Fees
Request to Waive Additional Court Fees
5
the court makes the following order:
The court grants your request and waives your court fees and costs as follows:
a.
(1)
Fee Waiver. The court grants your request and waives your court fees and costs listed below (Cal.
Rules of Court, rules 3.55 and 8.818.) You do not have to pay the court fees for the following:
• Filing papers in superior court
• Giving notice and certificates
• Making copies and certifying copies
• Sending papers to another court department
• Court fees for phone hearing
• Sheriff’s fee to give notice
• Reporter’s fee for attendance at hearing or trial, if the court is not electronically recording the proceeding
and you request that the court provide an official reporter
• Assessment for court investigations under Probate Code section 1513, 1826, or 1851
• Preparing and certifying the clerk's transcript on appeal
• Holding in trust the deposit for a reporter's transcript on appeal under rule 8.130 or 8.834
• Making a transcript or copy of an official electronic recording under rule 8.835
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
Order on Court Fee Waiver After Hearing
FW-008,
Page 1 of 3
Revised September 1, 2019, Mandatory Form
(Superior Court)
Government Code, § 68634(e)
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 3.52
Order on Court Fee Waiver After
Clerk stamps date here when form is filed.
FW-008
Hearing (Superior Court)
Person who asked the court to waive court fees:
1
Name:
Street or mailing address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Lawyer, if person in
1
has one: (name, firm name, address, phone
2
number, e-mail, and State Bar number):
Fill in court name and street address:
Superior Court of California, County of
A request to waive court fees was filed (date):
3
Fill in case number and name:
There was a hearing on (date):
4
Case Number:
at (time):
in (Department):
The following people were at the hearing (check all that apply):
Case Name:
Person in
1
Lawyer in
2
(names):
Others
Additional persons present listed on Attachment 4.
Read this form carefully. All checked boxes
are court orders.
X
Notice: The court may order you to answer questions about your finances and later order you to pay back the waived
fees. If this happens and you do not pay, the court can make you pay the fees and also charge you collection fees. If
there is a change in your financial circumstances during this case that increases your ability to pay fees and costs, you
must notify the trial court within five days. (Use form FW-010.) If you win your case, the trial court may order the other
side to pay the fees. If you settle your civil case for $10,000 or more, the trial court will have a lien on the settlement in
the amount of the waived fees. The trial court may not dismiss the case until the lien is paid.
After reviewing your:
Request to Waive Court Fees
Request to Waive Additional Court Fees
5
the court makes the following order:
The court grants your request and waives your court fees and costs as follows:
a.
(1)
Fee Waiver. The court grants your request and waives your court fees and costs listed below (Cal.
Rules of Court, rules 3.55 and 8.818.) You do not have to pay the court fees for the following:
• Filing papers in superior court
• Giving notice and certificates
• Making copies and certifying copies
• Sending papers to another court department
• Court fees for phone hearing
• Sheriff’s fee to give notice
• Reporter’s fee for attendance at hearing or trial, if the court is not electronically recording the proceeding
and you request that the court provide an official reporter
• Assessment for court investigations under Probate Code section 1513, 1826, or 1851
• Preparing and certifying the clerk's transcript on appeal
• Holding in trust the deposit for a reporter's transcript on appeal under rule 8.130 or 8.834
• Making a transcript or copy of an official electronic recording under rule 8.835
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
Order on Court Fee Waiver After Hearing
FW-008,
Page 1 of 3
Revised September 1, 2019, Mandatory Form
(Superior Court)
Government Code, § 68634(e)
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 3.52
Case Name:
Case Number:
a.
(2)
Additional Fee Waiver. The court grants your request and waives your additional superior court fees
5
and costs that are checked below. (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 3.56.) You do not have to pay for the
checked items.
Jury fees and expenses
Fees for a peace officer to testify in court
Fees for court-appointed experts
Court-appointed interpreter fees for a witness
Other: (specify):
b.
The court denies your request and will not waive or reduce your fees and costs.
(1)
The reason for this denial is as follows:
(a)
Your request is incomplete. You did not provide all of the information that the court requested. This
missing items are specified:
Below
On Attachment 5b(1)(a)
(b)
You did not go to court on the hearing date to provide the information the court needed to make a
decision.
(c)
The information you provide shows that you are not eligible for the fee waiver you requested because
(check all that apply):
i.
Your income is too high.
ii.
Below
On Attachment 5b(1)(c)(ii)
The reasons stated:
(d)
There is not enough evidence to support a fee waiver.
(e)
Other reasons stated:
Below
On Attachment 5b(1)(e)
(2)
You may pay some court fees and costs over time. You must make monthly payments of $
beginning (date):
and then payable on the 1st of each month after that, until
the fees checked below are paid in full.
Filing fees
Other (specify):
You must pay all other court fees and costs as they are due.
Revised September 1, 2019
Order on Court Fee Waiver After Hearing
FW-008,
Page 2 of 3
(Superior Court)
Case Name:
Case Number:
c.
The court partially grants your request so you can pay court fees without using money you need to pay for
5
your household’s basic needs. You are ordered to pay a portion of your fees, as checked below. The court
only partially grants the request for the reasons stated:
Below
On Attachment 5c
(1)
percent of your court fees.
You must pay
(2)
The court waives some fees. The fees checked below are waived. You must pay all other court fees.
Filing papers at superior court
Giving notice and certificates
Sending papers to another court department
Sheriff’s fee to give notice
Court-appointed interpreter
Court-appointed interpreter fees for a witness
Jury fees and expenses
Fees for a peace officer to testify in court
Court-appointed experts’ fees
Court fees for telephone hearings
Making certified copies
Reporter's fee for attendance at trial or hearing by reporter provided by the court
Other fees (specify):
(3)
Other orders as specified:
Below
On Attachment 5c(3)
Warning! If b or c above are checked: You have 10 days after the clerk gives notice of this order (see date below) to
pay your fees as ordered, unless there is a later date for beginning payments in item b(2). If you do not pay, your court
papers will not be processed. If the papers are a notice of appeal, your appeal may be dismissed.
Date:
Signature of Judicial Officer
Clerk's Certificate of Service
I certify that I am not involved in this case and (check one):
I handed a copy of this order to the party and attorney, if any, listed in
and
2
, at the court, on the date below.
1
This order was mailed first class, postage paid, to the party and attorney, if any, at the addresses listed in
and
,
1
2
from (city):
, California, on the date below.
A certificate of mailing is attached.
Date:
Clerk, by ________________________________
, Deputy
Name:
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